34 Culinary Gifts For Chefs

Updated on January 21st, 2021
By Kailey
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There are many people that are chefs, work in the restaurant industry, or enjoy cooking at home and it is therefore very likely that you know someone that fits in the category. When it comes to buying them gifts, it could be the case that you look for something related to cooking to give to them. However, it is not always easy to know what to pick, especially if you want something a bit more original or different. We have, therefore, put together a list of items that are all related to cooking which we feel will be a great choice for a chef or anyone else that enjoys cooking as part of their career or even for fun.

This is a super sharp professional chef’s knife. It has a finger guard and comes with a knife sharpener. It is made with high carbon stainless steel with a micarta handle. It comes in either silver or black and it is 14.76 x 5.12 x 2.08 inches. The German stainless steel will not rust or corrode. It can be used for all sorts of tasks both in a restaurant and at home. Comes in a gift box.

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This is a white ceramic mug that has black writing on which has a definition of the word chef. It comes in a 12oz and 15oz size so you can pick the one that you think will be the best. Both have an easy-grip ‘C’ handle and work for all sorts of drinks, both hot and cold beverages. The printing is on both sides of the mug and is long-lasting. The mugs are microwave and dishwasher safe.

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This is a Sondiko butane torch. It is refillable with an adjustable flame which can be used for various kitchen tasks such as toasting the top of a crème Brulee. It has a safety lock to prevent accidental ignition and a wide base so that it can be put down securely and will not fall over. It has a long nozzle so that the heat is a long way away from the hand.

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This is a knife sharpener. It is black and has three slots on it. It is a diamond sharpening rod and it repairs and straightens damaged blades and then the second slot will restore the ‘v’ shape and the third polishes it. It is easy to use whether you are left or right-handed. There is a cut-resistant glove included to hold it with to protect your hands when using it.

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This is a waxed canvas messenger bag which inside has special pockets to carry chef’s knives and other tools. It is made of waterproof material and is built to last. It has 24 spaces inside to slot in knives and other utensils up to 16 inches in length. There is also space for other items such as a laptop, menu, books, or other kitchenware. It is lightweight and has an adjustable shoulder strap so it can be carried easily.

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This is an apron that can be personalized. On the bib part, it says ‘chef’ with a chef’s hat on the first letter, and underneath you can have a name of your choice put on it. It comes with an adjustable neck loop and long tie to close it so that it can fit most sizes and there is a choice of regular or long lengths. It comes in a selection of colors and the words are embroidered on it. It is washable so easy to keep clean.

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This is a folding survival knife that says on the handle ‘badass chef’. The handle is made of rosewood and is laser engraved. The blade is stainless steel so it will last a long time and it is 3 inches with a serrated edge. The whole knife is 5 inches when closed and 81/4 inches when opened up. It has an easy thumb flip mechanism which means that it can be used one-handed.

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This is a white, red, or black chef’s hat that can be personalized. It says ‘chef’ with a knife beside it and then there is space for a name. It is made of a cotton and polyester fine line twill material and the words are embroidered onto the hatband in a contrasting color. They will make a chef look really professional in the kitchen. Proudly made in the USA.

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This is a special magnetic metal strip that knives can be hung on. The idea is that the strip is attached to the wall and then large knives can be attached to the magnet so that they are always at hand. It will be especially good for knives that are colored or look pretty as they will look great on display. The strip comes in the choice of black or silver so you can pick the color that will match the kitchen the best.

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This is ‘I am chef Colouring Book’ which is a fun book of mandala designs for relaxing coloring. Chefs have a stressful job and so these pictures will help them to wind down and relax. There are 25 different designs that will provide a lot of peaceful and mindful calm. Each of the designs features a chef but also has intricate detail to be colored in so you can really use your imagination.

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This is a set of measuring spoons. They are made from stainless steel which means that they are strong and will not rust. They have the sizes of them clearing written on each spoon. They are magnetic and so they will easily nest together when they are being stored. They have a scoop at each end, one is narrow so it will fit more easily into a spice jar and the other is rounded.

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This is a precision chopping board. It is 9.75 x 13.73 and made from bamboo. In it are all sorts of rulers and measurements. It has a fine julienne, julienne, batonnet, fine brunoise, brunoise, small dice, medium dice, and large dice. It is made from thick bamboo which is easy to clean and will not break or split. The markings are laser engraved and so will not fade over time.

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This is a rapid thaw defrosting plate set. It makes it very easy to defrost food quickly without having to use the microwave etc. There are two sizes and they and black and made from aluminum. They do not need preheating or warming, just put the food on the tray and it will defrost quickly. It is non-stick and has grooves to catch the water as the item defrosts. They are easy to clean.

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This is a wooden spoon that is 14 inches long. It is engraved which says on it ‘best chef ever’. There are other designs available as well.  It is made of smooth and natural beechwood. It would make a lovely keepsake gift but it could also be used. It is designed to last a long time and looks and feels good quality as well. This means that it could make a lovely gift for a chef.

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This is a chef’s top for women. It comes in black or white and is made of polyester and cotton. It has a button closure on the front and has an inset breast pocket. It also has a very handy thermometer pocket. It has finished cuffs and collar and looks very smart. It is machine washable so easy to keep clean even when it has kitchen spills to cope with.

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This is a pair of crocs that have an enclosed heel and toe so are safe for work environments. These are clogs which are slip-on shoes and they are great for work environments such as kitchens. They have non-slip soles and they are hard wearing and they are comfortable. They are very easy to clean with soap and water. These come in black, white, or navy and in sizes 4-15 for men and women.

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This is a fun chef t-shirt. It is short-sleeved and comes in sizes medium – 3XL. The picture is of a chef but in a humorous style printed with top-quality ink that is crack resistant. It is slightly tapered for a flattering fit and is made from 90% cotton and 10% polyester which gives a two-tone gray color and it is also soft and smooth to wear. It is lightweight and so cool to wear as well.

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This is a keyring with two pendants on it. One is circular and says ‘Don’t mess with the chef’ on It and has a picture of crossed knives and a chef’s hat. The other is a cleaver. It is made from stainless steel in a shiny silver color. This means that it is corrosion resistant and will not tarnish and is hypoallergenic. It Is 30 x 30mm in size and comes in a velvet pouch ready to give as a gift.

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This is a special rub-a-way stainless steel odor remover. The idea is that you rub it on your hands and it removes any smell. This means that it can be great if you have been working with fish, onions, or garlic as the smell will tend to stay on the hands. It can be used with or without water and rubbed on the hands just like soap. It is even dishwasher safe so it is easy to keep it clean.

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This is a pair of whimsical earrings of food mixers. They look old-fashioned and have a blue and red stand mixer with a silver bowl with a slightly three-dimensional look. They have sterling silver French wire loops for hanging in the ears. They also come with rubber backs to keep them in place. They are cute items and would be great for anyone that enjoys baking or cooking.

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This is a pair of black socks with a chef pictured on them. The socks are 15.6 x 3.12 inches in size and so fit an adult foot. They are made from polyester which means that they are soft and breathable. They will also absorb moisture to keep the feet dry and warm. They are comfortable to wear and also easy to wash as they can go in a washing machine and tumble dryer.

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This is a set of two chef figurines. They are fat chefs in white outfits that have black stripes on them. One is holding a dish of pasta with wine in his apron pocket and the other is holding bread. They are 4.5 x 2 x 8 inches in size and they are made from resin. They will look good in a kitchen as well as a decoration in a restaurant or café.

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This is a set of chef’s tools for decoration. They are for sauce drawing, so making food look really attractive when it is served up. There are two different sizes which are 7.87 x 1.46 x 0.87 inches and 7.09 x 1.02 x 0.51 inches. They are easy to hold with a good grip so that you can drizzle sauce with precision on the plate. They are great for making decorations on the plate as well as serving sauces and condiments.

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This is a typography wall print which has a white background and in black lettering says ‘chef [shef] noun A person who cooks sh*t you can’t’. It is 8 x 10 in size and comes unframed so that you can choose a frame that you like. It is printed on high-quality photographic paper so the image will last a long time. Makes a fun gift for any chef with a sense of humor.

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This is a long-sleeved hoodie which says on it ‘I cook stuff’. It is a great choice for a cook or chef and it has a unisex fit so is suitable for most adults. It comes in a choice of colors and in sizes small – 2XL. It is made from a cotton and polyester mix which means that it is easy to wash in the machine to wash out those cooking spills! It is soft and warm to wear.

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This is a necklace that has four pendants on it that are all kitchen utensils, There is a long spoon, slotted spoon, fish slice, and masher all in an extremely cute size. They are silver colored (made of pewter) and come on a stainless steel chain which is adjustable so can be 16 – 18 inches in length. They come on a card which says on it ‘keep calm and cook on’.

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This is a white cushion which says on it ‘Pastry chef’ and has a nutritional information chart, but instead of food details, it has information about a pastry chef on it. It is funny and appreciative. The cushions come in either 16 x 16 inches or 18 x 18 inches in size and are made from 100% polyester and also filled with polyester and sewn closed. The print is on both sides.

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This is a pair of can coolies which are black and say on them ‘I’m a chef I’m here to feed your ass, not kiss it’. They have a picture of cutlery on it. The printing is in white and so it really stands out. They will hold a 12oz can or 12-16 oz bottle and will help to keep them cool while you are drinking them. They are machine washable and fold flat for easy storage.

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This is a wine tumbler that says on it ‘choose your weapon’ with a picture of a whisk, fish slice, and cleaver. It makes a fun gift for a chef. It is 12oz in size and is made from stainless steel. It is double-wall vacuum insulated and therefore keeps drinks cold for 9 hours and hot for 3 hours. It has a clear lid which seals tightly and so is spillproof. It comes in a box with a gift card so no need to gift wrap.

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This is a pair of chef pants. They are black and baggy and come in sizes XXS-6XL. They are made from 65% polyester and 35% cotton and therefore are soft and comfortable, coping with the heat of a kitchen well. They cope well with the job of being in the kitchen and are baggy which means that they help the wearer keep cool when they are working in a hot environment.

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This is a cooking utensil set that has 15 pieces in it. It comes in black, gray, blue, or multicolor and they are made from silicone and stainless steel. It included a selection of fish slices, ladle, pasta server, flexible spatula, spoon spatula, spreader spatula, basting brush, whisk, slotted spoon, solid spoon, tongs, and holder. They will not bend, rust, or break and the silicone handle protects your hand from burning.

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This is a mesh top chef’s hat with piping. It is made from 100% polyester and there are different designs available on it. The hat is black and it has a mesh top which means that it helps to keep the head cool while keeping hair out of the food. It has a hook and loop closure which means that it can be adjusted to fit most head sizes.

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This is a chef jacket that is made from polyester and cotton and comes in sizes small – 4XL. It is white and it is double-breasted with a stand-up collar and ten pearl buttons on the front. It has a breast pocket and one in the sleeve as well. It is machine washable and so easy to keep clean and it is durable so it will last a long time.

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This is a short-sleeved t-shirt that has a patriotic design with the stars of the US flag with the stripes being made out of cooking utensils such as knives. It is available in sizes suitable for kids aged 2-12 years old and adults size small – 3XL. They come in a choice of colors and they are made from a cotton and polyester fabric which washes easily in the machine. They are lightweight with a classic fit.

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